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and europe are not doing enough. you cannot put all the responsibility on us. we are doing an extraordinary sacrifice. you need to look at the policy you have in place. (woman) it's not what you get told. i mean, we just get told that it's bad for you. (man)it's bit of a good fun. we get it pretty much everywhere in london. woman) some people take it because it makes them feel good. (man) i used to take it. that was my choice. >>as long as there is demand for the use of cocaine whether it be in the usa, europe or other parts of the world, then it will be produced and it will supply the market. for the casual western recreational user of cocaine, i think you should need to confront the fact that the supply chain of your ah, preferred commodity, is a very dirty supply chain, and that has human, financial and social costs. (women) it's like drinking and smoking isn't it? (man)i don't really like alcohol and cigarettes. (women) it's sociable. and as much as you can take. (man) i'm only harming myself. aren't i? >>it used to be fun around here, back in the sixties. now er, at night time you do
the difference between the u.s. and europe has produced almost no innovation. we produce almost all of it. we pulled their growth rate up because of the success in the united states. >> eliot: jeff, i'll get to you in ten seconds. if taxes were 100%, people would theoretically sit at home. when we're talking about a rise from 35% to 39% -- >> they sit at home in europe. >> eliot:, here we have a database to say what has happened when we move them marginally from 35% to 39.6%. they were created when the rates were at 39.6%. i don't see the causation. >> i think your viewers have to be very aware of the nature of these academic studies. there have been leading economists who have looked at this inside and out. the congressional research service, i believe was asked by the republicans to take that down. they cannot find a correlation between higher tax rates and slower economic growth. just let me finish, okay? clinton raised the tax -- people like feldstein and barro to do the arithmetic will undermine economic growth, be pr
time off and traveled a good bit. we were in europe several times. so the guy admits, i have all this money. i didn't need to work. and i was in europe vacationing and i took out unemployment benefits any way. is that an abuse of the system? well, it is. against the guidelines for taking unemployment. the guidelines are that you have to contact five employers a week. did you contact them from paris. submit proof online and be available for work at any time. how were you going to be available when you were on a fancy vacation in europe. he obviously broke the rules. when you ask him why did you take the unemployment benefits when you obviously didn't need it? an amazing answer. here's what he said. after working for 35 years and finding myself unmr. unemployed during a deep recession. going through the unemployment process has given me a sincere appreciation for those who are doing the difficult job of looking for work as well as the dedicated professionals who administer the reemployment assistance program. how did he treat others? according to the "huffington post," scott and hi
back that he had borrowed from his uncle and walked on foot from eastern europe, he made his way to england where he had a relative, an uncle and he scraped together enough money to get steerage on the bottom of a boat to canada and then walked from labrador to new york city and then worked in a glove factory and became a glove salesman. quite a successful glove salesman until about age 30 discovered the early movies and said that's the future and changed businesses. >> joy: it is an unbelievable story. all of those guys have stories like that. people should look up stuff like that. find out. >> it was an empire of their own. all of the jews in hollywood. all of those guys who started the industry were from within several hundred dollar mile radius in eastern europe. >> joy: they didn't speak english. they were all poor. they were desperately poor really. to walk that kind of -- i can't even do my 10,000 steps a day. imagine walking from where he walked. it is just fascinating stuff that people should look
to lead the way. china is slowing down. india is slowing down. europe is in a recession. south america is slowing down. we have an opportunity to lead out of this mess. i hope we take the lead. >> jennifer: everyone wants to prevent going over over the cliff you still will have a lot of issues on how best to lead the country forward. allen west will be gone but there will be tea partyers remain. how do you work with people who think compromise is a bad word? >> look, i was just earlier with the republican part of my district today and met with a lot of republican commissioners. the message i told them is what i told everybody. whether you're a republican, democrat, i have an open door. i want to hear your thoughts, your concerns and i want to be your voice in washington, d.c. i plan to represent 100% of this district and being a passionate voice for everybody. i hope i can sit down with everybody in d.c. and whether republican democrat, tea party or not. i want to hear their point of view. i imagine they'll disagree, but i hope this race in particular my defeat of allen west will send
throughout all of europe is because the european unions in the 40s said we don't want this just for our members, we want this for everybody. everybody has got to have -- >> jennifer: which is really the history of the u.s. labor movement was too. that's what those laws were in the 20s and 30s to provide universal 40-hour workweek and we don't have child labor laws. that's true. i would say unions have an opportunity globally especially in countries that are now growing, like china to be able to level the playing field a little bit. but in addition to unions organizing the unorganized, what about people who are not in a union who are watching this and feel discouraged, like you feel in a way, but what can we do to push back against that? >> yeah i hope i don't sound too discouraged i'm just mad -- >> jennifer: you are revving up so you are starting to sound better. >> well, it was just heart breaking listening to your description of what happened to my town sitting here. but listen if you are watching this at home and you are discouraged and you are feeling we j
are very worried that if the united states or europe imposes restrictions saying we will not allow imports from your factories unless they have the same standards as the united states, they worry these factories don't have the money to invest in the safety improvements and that these factories will lose lots of american and european orders and the factories will close and the workers with lose their jobs. i think what we need is for more companies, more western companies, western retailers like walmart or sears or disney to work closely with the bangladeshi manufacturers to make sure they have the wherewithal, the money and the will to improve fire safety, to improve the electrical systems to help make sure that there aren't more fires like the ones we so recently in bangladesh and in pakistan. >> jennifer: you talk about the big players like walmart an extremely profitable company who has subcontracted perhaps there is some willful blindness there. how much would it cost to upgrade the factories? is that something that reall
forecast. europe offers the same lesson in reverse. thank you. as jim says, every time we talk about this, they keep taking the wrong -- lindsey graham said we're going to be greece. yeah, if we do what you want! the best way to generate jobs and growth is for the government to spend more, not less. and for taxes to stay lor owe become lower on the middle class. so you know, just -- >> roosevelt made that mistake in 1937 when the deficit hawks were saying we gotta slow this thing down. things started reverting to the depression era. levels and he quickly changed course. >> stephanie: rise finishes by saying most of the media have bought into the narrative it stems from an out-of-control budget deficit. we're talking about the fiscal cliff. he said -- let's see. interest rates he was talking about are lower than they've been in our living memory. in fact, if there was ever a time for america to borrow more to put people back to work, rebuilding our schools and crumbling infrastructure, it is now. robert reic
to blow up the country with the next amount of nukes. >> and we still have massive armies in europe protecting them from a massive soviet union. >> yeah. >> korea is another issue -- we do need people there. >> stephanie: right, but he points out who is behind all of this fiscal cliff cage rattling. the rich and their friends. any changes on the low, low, low capital gains tax. so will congress pass a bill? in a pig's eye. what is much more likely is to kick the can down the road and let the next congress figure it out. here is another idea let's join hands and walk to the bottom of the cliff together it is not very far down. america will go back to tax rates that work better than the cuts we have been living with. congress will be forced to do something for a change. republicans and democrats will have to work object to to repair rather than filibustering talking points perhaps america is on the cliff of a fiscal opportunity. [ bell chimes ] [ applause ] >> stephanie: there you go. >> george bush's first inaugural address. we got yawl a surplus. that means you are p
diplomats from europe going to the syrian border, in some cases inside syria with suitcases of money to hand out to the political factions we support who can hand this out to local operatives there and you know, it is like chicago-style politics. this is more like your territory here. so imagine chicago -- >> wait a minute. >> i haven't had suitcases of money in my life. >> but if you did -- >> bill: right. >> so you see the effort to beef up the more secular forces to oppose the islamist forces that are present in the opposition. >> one thing we hear a lot from republicans is the idea that obama backed the arab spring and got involved and has made things not -- has made things worse in the middle east. do you feel like with this assad thing, will we be better off without him and having this opposition in charge instead? do you feel like it is the right thing to do? >> yes. it is the right thing to do. it is what is happening. it is not like we control this situation. this is a region that's in evolution. that's in tu
was kind of the leader. >> stephanie: i dove donnie. steve doocy. >> europe is great because they have wonderful food and runny cheeses, but we shouldn't base our policies on theirs because they are stinkers. >> we should base it on singapore where they have no unemployment, and they have a competitive market. that protects workers. >> stephanie: we should be like singapore? >> oh my god. holy crap. he is a bigger idiot than i thought. he is not even trying to hide what a douche bag he is. >> stephanie: okay. bill o'reilly. really? is this his whole december? >> there is no doubt that your day you christian tradition in this country is under attack. and people like pastor happy have not to stop. okay. enough. enough. and we need leadership not only in the pulpit but now we are going to need it in the public square. >> after of the judao christian are jewish. you moron. >> stephanie: thank you for that reference. [ applause ] >> stephanie: judao, christian. >> i'm an atheist, i don't care if you have a cross on your property -- i really don't. this whole thing is just
: yeah, over 9,000. >> and in germany it is 200, which is high for europe. >> stephanie: right. josh you are on the "stephanie miller show." hi, josh. >> caller: how are you doing? my point is we need to be really, really careful with how we do this gun-control issue, and be careful that we don't inadvertently start another war on drugs. because if you were to make the present guns illegal, my southern grandfather, i guarantee he would shoot you if you tried to take his guns. i'm anti-gun too but looking at the realisticness of it we would start a massacre if we went around trying to take guns away -- >> stephanie: no one is talking about that. >> trayvon martin was an assailant. >> stephanie: oh. somebody else said that. that mr. george zimmerman would have been there everyone would have been saved. yeah. [♪ "world news tonight" theme ♪] >> stephanie: oh, here it is. zimmerman was the perfect neighborhood watch. >> except for the killing people part. >> stephanie: and we should support activities like his. he blames newtown issue from everything from the lack of
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